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05/16/2011 - current
Spiritual warfare: Buddhist chaplain helps heal soldiers' minds
Updated 05/18/2013 at 12:41 a.m.
A Baptist-minister-turned-Buddhist chaplain from Memphis will open the first meditation center in the history of the U.S. Army in June.
Sequestration cuts take a bite out of Meals on Wheels
Published 05/17/2013 at 10:46 p.m.
Homebound senior citizens will soon feel the sequester's sting as the series of massive federal budget cuts trickles down to the Mid-South.
Kroger kidnapping suspect turns himself in to Memphis police
Published 05/16/2013 at 3:26 p.m.
A man suspected of trying to kidnap a 74-year-old woman from an East Memphis Kroger parking lot turned himself in Thursday, police say.
DeSoto students show off robots at Medtronic
Published 05/15/2013 at 7:15 p.m.
Thanks to a little good, old-fashioned peer pressure, Horn Lake seniors Pamela Ponce and Chris Sevigney did something not many high schoolers tend to do — they built a Frisbee-throwing robot.
Students show off their robots at Medtronic in Memphis
Updated 05/16/2013 at 1:36 a.m.
Woody was having some trouble getting started Wednesday, thanks to a laptop glitch that had the Craigmont High robotics team troubleshooting while Frisbees sailed overhead.
Survey: Memphis residents feel less safe walking alone at night than folks in other cities
Published 05/13/2013 at 7:07 p.m.
If you walk your dog at night with one hand on the leash and the other on a can of pepper spray, you might be in good company in these parts.
Bomb scare causes brief evacuation of Oak Court Mall in East Memphis
Published 05/13/2013 at 5:56 p.m.
On Monday afternoon, a man walked into the Oak Court Mall for a job interview carrying a backpack. He set it down, and walked away.
Tire cleanup will yield new trees for Memphis
Published 05/12/2013 at 9:29 p.m.
A group of volunteers from a Memphis-based tire distributor spent their Saturday rounding up discarded tires in South Memphis in exchange for matching donations for planting trees.
Shooting in Raleigh area of Memphis leaves one dead
Published 05/12/2013 at 9:27 p.m.
A 23-year-old man was found dead of a gunshot wound in Raleigh by Memphis Police early Sunday morning.
Commencement speaker Robert F. Kennedy Jr. implores Memphis law school grads to protect the environment
Published 05/12/2013 at 9:17 p.m.
On Sunday afternoon, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. challenged the University of Memphis’ newest crop of lawyers to use their law degrees to fight corporate corruption and protect one of the world’s most vulnerable entities: the environment.
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